Saema Mohammad

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Leader, Qualified Coach

She thrives in helping women to progress in all aspects of their lives. Saema believes we must draw inspiration from the life of Prophet Muhammad – reforming mosques in UK to care for all members of the community – women, youth, non-muslims to tackle the social issues faced by our progressive communities.

Hobbies – Walking & cycling, travelling, meeting new people, spending time with her 2 boys and husband.

Nergis Ahmed

Community Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist

Nergis joined An-nisa network in 2015 after witnessing first hand the passion of the team and impact it was having in encouraging the engagement of women and families with local mosques. Nergis enjoys supporting local women to engage with charity events.

Hobbies – Balancing the demands of 3 children, community projects, spending time with family and friends, yoga, gym and badminton.

Sajida Ali


Sajida was a regular visitor at the An-nisa coffee mornings, after meeting the volunteers she became inspired to become involved in becoming a member of the charity board. Sajida is passionate about participating in events that bring the community together.

Hobbies – Spending time with her 2 boys, enjoys travelling and learning about different cultures.

Rukhsanah Safdar

IT Network Architect

Rukhsanah joined the An-nisa network as a volunteer in 2021 after having attended some of the social events. Rukhsanah is passionate about investing her time in supporting local family events and helping create stronger sense of community focusing particularly on bringing women and children together.

Hobbies – walking, spending time with family and socialing.

Asma Iqbal

Volunteer Manager & Life Coach

My seventeen-year-old often jokingly calls me a ‘ninja’ because I try my best to help others discreetly and efficiently, ensuring their success.

Hobbies: Self development. Championing others and Chilling.

Hina Khalid

Primary School Class Teacher

Joined An Nisa Network in 2023 and is passionate about both children‘s and women’s holistic development. ‘I believe women have a strong impact on society as Islam also teaches us. One of my favourite female role models was Khadija (RA) who taught us that as women we can also achieve success and accomplish goals as long as they are within the boundaries of Islam’.

Hobbies – walking, reading, yoga and spending time with the family

Shazia Hussain

Stay at home mum & property management

A graduate since 2006, after a career in procurement she is now a stay at home mum. Recently, Shazia has developed her interests in Property Management. Shazia joined An-nisa network in 2020, to support local women engaged in activities and family events.

Hobbies – Family time, meeting her friends, scenic walks, fitness classes.

Sara Ahmed

Principal Development Manager

After being a coffee morning regular, I became passionate about being part of a network that focuses on community engagement to engender a sense of belonging and purpose.

Hobbies – my 4 year old twins, socialising and travelling.